Study in PNG for General Nursing

Application Update

Australia Awards received over 1080 applications to study General Nursing at Enga College of Nursing and Lae School of Nursing.

377 applications have met the entry requirements and have been determined eligible for assessments. These applicants are now being assessed and only shortlisted applicants will be notified to undertake a Special Tertiary Admission Test – PNG (STAT P).


Shortlisted applicants will sit for a STAT P test in early October. Time, dates and venue will be sent to the shortlisted candidates.  You can find out more about STAT P here.

For Study in 2020 the Australian Government and our private sector partners, Newcrest Mining and Steamships, will offer scholarships to undertake the General Nursing program at the following institutions:


  1. Lae School of Nursing (Lae, Morobe Province)
  2. Enga College of Nursing (Wabag, Enga Province)